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Honoring Differentiation

By |2018-10-21T03:32:28+00:00September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Honoring Differentiation  “We are all vulnerable to confusing closeness with sameness. Real intimacy requires a profound respect for differences.” - Harriet Lerner  Standing with our hands on our hearts and our eyes closed, the women in our Mindful Moms circle drew in a slow, deep breath as we said silently in our minds, “This is [...]

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids 

By |2018-09-04T16:43:18+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting, Yoga|

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids   By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.  Yoga (meaning union or yoke) is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature -- body, mind, and spirit -- in the pursuit of inner harmony, says Alexandra De Collibus, a yoga teacher and [...]

It’s not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less 

By |2018-08-30T19:06:48+00:00August 30th, 2018|Corporate Wellness, Health and Wellness, Yoga|

It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less   In Australia about one in six adults practice meditation while one in 10 practice yoga.  People often turn to yoga or meditation as a way to take time out and manage the stress of their day-to-day lives.  Stress is common, and ongoing stress can contribute to [...]

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive 

By |2018-08-30T18:54:37+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive  When a child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it affects everybody in the family, said Dr. Mark Bertin, a developmental pediatrician in Pleasantville, N.Y. Parents need to understand the nature of A.D.H.D., he said, and appreciate that it affects “a host of self-management skills,” which play out in school [...]

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise.

By |2018-08-23T22:24:31+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise. The gold standard of medical research, the randomized controlled trial, has been taking a bit of a beating lately. An entire issue of the journal Social Science and Medicine was recently devoted to it, with many articles pointing to shortcomings. Others have argued [...]

Grace & Ease

By |2018-08-18T05:22:23+00:00August 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

I’m a mom. And a wife. And a friend. And a social entrepreneur. I run a private practice as a Marriage & Family Therapist in Silicon Valley - with a very full load of 30 clients. And I’m Founder and Director of a charitable organization to support moms - for the benefit and good [...]

Discipline Your Toddler Effectively – The Gentle Way – Part 3

By |2017-04-18T17:40:47+00:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Part 3: Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging… But It’s Worth It If we do want to teach our children how to effectively manage her/his frustration when they are frustrated and don't like what is happening, then we can first set the intention to be more aware of what we [...]

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